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Sep 23, 2012 11:35pm EDT
states. i am fighting for the united states of america. [applause] i do not believe in just looking for businesses, workers, poor.esses, rich, or fou i will look out for everybody. >> i know you heard the president said something unusual this week. said, he said he cannot fix washington from the inside. that can only be done from the outside. we will give him a chance on november 6 to do that. [laughter] moreth canada's have a lot the biging to do before day. >> as the weekend got underway, romney delivered his much awaited 2011 income tax return show he paid about 14% in taxes last year. what impact, if any, will that have on the race? that started with a discussion earlier tonight. >> i think it plays into the narrative of mitt romney where campaign says he does understand the struggles of average falls, but he has a tax rate than most folks pay. s making allhe i money, he does not get it. sharenot paying his fair he does not understand the economic struggles most folks are facing. he paid 14.1% in tax returns. he mentioned the 47% last week. and another percentage in ohio, virgin
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 11:35pm EDT
the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with terry moran. >> in the health conscious supersize me era, it's common knowledge that fast food can be bad for your health and your waistline, but today, bad news for those who believe ka lotter ignorance is bliss, as mcdonald's announces that calorie counts are going to be posted on their menus nationwide. so, abc's dan harris decided to hit the golden arches and see how a little menu math might change the way americans chow down. >> reporter: americans spend $100 billion a year on fast food. we consume three burgers a week on average. so, will we start making healthier choices once mcdonald's starts posting how many calories are in its meals, as they've just announced they will do beginning next week? this put us in the mood to do an experiment. step one, i'm going to go in this mcdonald's
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 12:00am EDT
created a robot smart enough to be president of the united states. that's him. see, because he lacks expression. yeah. we have some very special guests on the show tonight their names are simon cowell and britney spears. "the x factor" premiered tonight on fox. there's rumors simon will hire khloe kardashian to be the coast of the show. that's not happening not on my watch. i don't wear a watch. but it's not happening if i did. and we'll play the newlywed game with simon and britney to she how much they know about each other. >>> are you familiar with the restaurant mcdone old's they've announced starting next week they'll post calorie counts for all their menu items on the menu. i feel people see those numbers and think it's a contest for whoever eats the most calories wins nine-piece mcnuggets or something like that. mcdonalds say they're doing it so customers can make health conscious decisions when they eat. they are eating mcdonald's. how health conscious could they be. the mayor of their town has a cheeseburger for a face. at that point. you throw health conscious out of the wi
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
here in the united states, we call the police and authorities to come take -- this guy, instead, decided to punch him in the face eight times and another guy, hey, let me get in on that. and i'll punch him a few times, too. and then just to make sure, a little bit more punching, and in the stomach, and that's -- that's how they play punch buggy in russia. [ applause ] today was a day of much rejoicing for parents. today is the day which most american kids went back to school. and i hated the first day of school. i really did. i tell kids now, i know it's scary, i know it's a lot of fun. try to think of it not in terms of homework or mean teachers, think of it as an opportunity which you can pose with people for facebook pictures. there are fewer bullies to take your lunch money than when we were kids. which i think is why our kids are so fat. they're eating too much lunch. i thought this was interesting. i don't know if this was a sign of the times or what, apparently, kids are delaying their back-to-school clothes shopping to see what the other kids are wearing. how does that w
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 2:30am EDT
in the u.s. open. why? the united states tennis association told her she needed to slim done and get in better shape. >> i didn't get a definite answer on why they didn't want me to play. they just told me that they felt i should work on my fitness more. >> reporter: taylor townsend and her mother sheila say the association refused to cover her expenses to the u.s. open because they felt she needed to stay home and up her fitness level. >> i think it was more conditioning more so than a specific number for my weight. so she paid her own way to the tournament where she made it to the quarterfinals in singles and one of the finals. >> the reality there are a lot of different shapes and sizes in tennis. if-up look at lindsay davenport, serena williams, those are two muscular, strong, terrific athletes, who achieved greatness. >> patrick mcenroe head of usta players' development tells abc the open was never off limits to taylor. they simply suggest she'd take a pass after she struggled with her game earlier this summer. no one tournament is bigger than a player's career, especially when
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
to strike in the united states. they didn't do enough. in the sense, this book is a warning document. we're right back in the problem. and this can affect everyone in a very serious way. >> but as you know, a lot of your critics have said, the president was facing an implacable foe. the republicans on a crusade. what should voters take away? we're only 56 days away. you studied this for a couple of years. what should voters take away going to the polls? >> they can look at it. people have read it the other way and said, the republicans are a brick wall, which they are. and it's really hard to get around them. but you know, world war ii was hard to win. but president roosevelt made sure that we won it. and that's what presidents are there for. and it depends on how high you're going to raise the bar and what your level of expectation is. and i think the public should have the highest expectation of their leaders. >> bob woodward, "the price of politics" goes on sale today. amy? >> george, thank you. >>> now, to the stunning survival story. a 19-year-old fisherman stranded at sea over a da
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
for president of the united states! >> reporter: overnight, abc news confirming reports by politico that there were several versions of romney's prime time speech. several writers asked to help craft it and that the work is largely unused. stu stevens wrote the version romney delivered. afghanistan reportedly in one of the earlier drafts left out. overnight, that add vooizer stu stevens telling me speeches go through a lot of editing. and asked if he would put afghanistan back in the speech if he had a do-over, i don't think it would matter. and with this defining moment in the convention, stevens said it was powerful. perhaps, one of the biggest hurdles still facing romney is the likability. "saturday night live" opening sketch. >> our campaign has a secret weapon. and that secret weapon is speaking right now in tulsa, oklahoma. >> hello, i'm mitt romney. [ laughter ] and i understand the hardships facing ordinary americans. for example, this morning, one of my horses failed to medal at the olympics so i know hardships. >> reporter: with appearances like this with "live with kelly
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
since obama took office. >> the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: during last year's u.n. conference, president obama met separately with more than a dozen world leaders. this year he had no such meetings scheduled prompting criticism he is more focused on campaigning than governing. in his place, secretary of state hillary clinton met with almost 20 world leaders. jake tapper, abc news, the white house. >>> iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad has his turn before the u.n. delegates later today. ahead of his speech, ahmadinejad tells the associated press a new world order needs to emerge. away from american bullying and domination. he says despite international sanctions over its nuclear progm, iran is better off than it was when he took office back in 2005. >> he is known for getting up at the mike saying pretty in -- inflammatory things. you will see some folks walk out when he gets to certain parts of his speech. we have seen this play out before. and the outcry over the nuclear program, he is saying it is an excus
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the united states says he can't change washington from the inside. he said he can't change washington from the inside. he says he can't change it from the inside. >> reporter: but at this point, both candidates are looking for any edge they can find. the president wasted no time painting romney as out of touch, for saying the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes are irresponsible, government dependent victims. >> when you express an attitude that half the country considers itself victims, that somehow they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is, maybe you haven't gotten around a lot. >> reporter: on radio late thursday, ann romney was asked about republican critics who say her husband is running a losing campaign. >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it? get in the ring. >> reporter: and, george, both sides reported more than $110 million having been raised in their august financial reports. but the romney campaign facing some questions from republican donors about a $20 million loan it had to take out. and also, up to $200,000 in bonuses given to top campai
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